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Mandy Ann

What is the highest dose of accutane you've taken?

Yes, 2mg per kg is generally the maximum dose ... but that's the information I've read on the drug packaging insert etc. Perhaps others have been prescribed more?

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I took 120mg a day during my sixth month......I weighed about 105lbs, so that was a whopping 2.5mg/kg/day......

That's actually higher then most derms would prescribe, only I didn't respond the way most people do. My skin was oily up until the sixth month, and my lips never did get dry....so he kept upping the dose until the oil stopped.....

I'm six month post 'tane and I still haven't gotten my oil back, and I'm still clear 9although I was clear by month two).....so I guess it eventually worked.

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I was suppose to be on 120 mg for month 4 but unfortunantly something was messed up with my liver so i'm stuck on 80 mg until next month. I'm dying to be on a higher dose right now. I hear the higher the dose, the less chance of acne reoccuring...

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i just moved up from 80mg to 90mg... a few days ago...

the weather has been cooling off and the humidity is dropping... so my arms are crazy dry!!...

will see how it goes.

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